Alton Jones, who remained at No. 3 in the AOY race and gained some points on leader VanDam (he's now 58 back), knew he was in trouble early this morning when the ledge he'd been relying on produced just one bite, and he lost it. He ended up weighing just 12-11.

"It was a pretty long day," he said. "I'd been getting a substantial portion of my weight in the first couple hours, and I guess the shad spawn didn't happen there today.

"It's never good when you drop from 6th to 12th, but I've got to remember that there were 87 guys who'd have loved to have been where I was." Complete Story

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Did that most recent cold front throw you a curve ball? Did the bite you were on suddenly disappear? There is always a solution to every problem, here’s one that has saved my day on many occasions. After severe cold fronts big bass almost always seek out the darkest shadows they can find. 

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